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Re: [christopher@currie.com: xserver-xfree86 on Sparc]

On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 03:39:46AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> ----- Forwarded message from Christopher Currie <christopher@currie.com> -----
> From: "Christopher Currie" <christopher@currie.com>
> To: <branden@debian.org>
> Subject: xserver-xfree86 on Sparc
> Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2001 16:45:44 -0400
> Message-ID: <000a01c11aca$f136a210$322d98ce@ccurrie>
> I'm sorry to bug you, and I know you maintain the xserver-xfree86 package for
> lots of platforms, but I'm hoping that if you don't know the answer, you might
> be able to refer me someone who might. I've tried the usual mailing lists, but
> I'm having a hard time tracking down any information at all.
> I've got the XFree86 4.1.0 packages installed on a Sparc Ultra 10, with the
> onboard ATI Mach64 GP video card. I have had no success getting this to work. I
> have been able to get the old potato XFree86 3.3.x packages to work, so I know
> that the technology and the know-how must be there and that I must just be
> doing something wrong, but I'm having a difficult time finding an information
> resource.

Make sure you either get the latest Debian kernel from unstable (either
2.2.19 or 2.4.7), or build your own from vger CVS, or 2.4.7 stock


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